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Earn a Master of Arts degree in Instructional Technology at a distance through UNI

May 22, 2017

Leigh Zeitz, associate professor, curriculum and instruction, 319-273-3249,

Jacie Dahlstrom, communications specialist, Continuing and Distance Education, 319-273-5970,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Instructional Technology degree program scheduled to begin August 2017. This program is designed to prepare professionals to be leaders in instructional technology in the classroom, district and beyond.

This program focuses on integrating technology into the classroom, and graduates focus on bringing progressive change to Iowa and beyond. Coursework involves authentic projects that are designed to be directly applicable to students’ professional world. Students will build skills and develop vision based upon best practices for using technology to support learning.

Courses are offered online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Most courses also meet via interactive video conferencing, with fall and spring sessions held on Thursday nights. Six-week summer sessions may be held weekdays and may include optional in-person instruction on the UNI campus.

The program begins this fall using a cohort model in which a group of students moves together through the course sequence, with the degree to be earned in the summer of 2019. To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit

For more information about additional offerings available through UNI Continuing and Distance Education, visit or call 319-273-2504 or 800-772-1746.